Two men shot during road rage along L101 in west valley
Updated by Raul Garcia, Public Information Officer, on December 24, 2015, at 4:30 p.m.
On Wednesday, December 23, 2015, at approximately 9:30 p.m. the Arizona Department of Public Safety (ADPS) responded to reports of a road rage incident on northbound State Route 101 near Indian School Road in Phoenix (West Valley). An occupant in one of the vehicles fired a handgun into the second vehicle, striking two victims, who were subsequently transported to a local hospital.
Suspect in Halloween road-rage shooting arrested earlier today
Phoenix — A suspect in a road-rage shooting incident that occurred early Halloween morning along Interstate 17 was arrested earlier today by troopers with the Arizona Department of Public Safety (ADPS).
The male suspect, Eric J. Carreon of Phoenix, is being charged with endangerment, aggravated assault, drive-by shooting, criminal damage and possession of methamphetamine.
Arizona State detectives investigating shooting along SR 101 in west valley
Maricopa County — Arizona Department of Public Safety (ADPS) troopers responded to the area of northbound SR 101 and Bell Road at approximately 11:05 a.m. for a report of gunshots fired at a passenger car.
State troopers quickly determined that shots had indeed been fired at a dark grey passenger car and called for State detectives to take over the investigation.
Detectives with the Arizona Department of Public Safety (ADPS) are investigating a number of incidents occurring on the freeways in the Phoenix metropolitan area that date back to August 29, 2015. The investigation is continuing. The public should still report all emergencies related to shootings via 911. Tips regarding this investigation should be directed to the DPS Tip Line at 602-644-5805.
$50,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to the Arrest of Arizona Freeway Shooter
PHOENIX – Silent Witness is offering a cash reward of up to $50,000 for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for multiple shooting incidents on Arizona freeways.
Detectives within the Arizona Department of Public Safety (ADPS) continue to investigate a number of shooting incidents occurring on the freeways in the Phoenix metropolitan area dating back to August 29, 2015.
Freeway shooting announcement by Arizona DPS Director Col. Frank Milstead
“This investigation continues as we work to identify and assist in the prosecution of anyone involved in these series of shootings. We need the ongoing support, vigilance and patience of our community and the media as this is a very complex and ongoing investigation,” said Arizona Department of Public Safety (ADPS) Director Col. Frank Milstead.
Shooting takes place along the Loop 202 freeway Sunday night
On Sunday, September 6, 2015, at approximately 8:30 p.m., a shooting occurred on westbound SR 202 near 32nd Street. After a disagreement in Tempe, a black Toyota Camry or Corolla with a temporary plate followed the victim vehicle west on SR 202. The Toyota was occupied by three males. At 32nd Street an occupant of the Toyota fired at least once at the victim vehicle striking the victim vehicle.
4 shootings along I-10 under investigation by detectives and state troopers
On August 29, 2015, between 11:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., Arizona State troopers investigated two separate shooting incidents along Interstate 10.
The first shooting occurred eastbound along I-10, at approximately 11:03 a.m. A sport utility vehicle was fired upon and struck. The front seat passenger, a 13 year old female, sustained a cut to her right ear, and was treated on-scene by the Fire Department; she was not transported.